Technique Flies High! is an exciting book of new performance studies for the intermediate to advanced violinist. Using baroque, romantic, contemporary and folk styles, these studies are also ideal as unaccompanied concert repertoire. Practice and performance tips guide the student and outline the technical and musical goals. Techniques covered include: advanced position changing, fast passage work and string crossings, natural and artificial harmonics, slow bowing and playing many notes in one bow, working in unusual or changing time signatures, free improvisation within strict boundaries, double stopping, and rapid changes between arco and pizzicato.
A collection of Rick Takahashi’s most effective fly designs, this book emphasizes Rick’s background in art (color and design theory) as well as share tying tips and fishing methods. Takahashi was the primary author of Modern Midges and Modern Terrestrials and while recipes for his flies were included in these books, the tying steps and stories behind them were not. Flies included in the book will cover the range of trout fly design possibilities and the major food groups.
The maestro of Spanish soccer gives his insights and training suggestions for goalkeepers. Laureano Ruiz is truly the guru of Spanish soccer. He has helped to develop some of the most highly skilled players in the world, including Ivan Helguera (Spain,Real Madrid), Ivan de la Pena (Spain, Lazio and as a coach at Barcelona had a huge influence on Hristo Stoichkov and even the great Johan Cruyff. This excellent book contains hundreds of drills and games, all clearly described with objectives and the appropriate age levels.
Presents step-by-step instructions on the techniques of effective golf, including the grip, swing, and course management strategies, and offers tips on the psychology of golf to achieve greater success on the course